2006 is the year that Expedition Everest debuted
5 trains (Steam Donkey” can theoretically run simultaneously, but it will most likely run 4 on a regular basis.
34 passengers per train, as they are commonly referred to as the “Steam Donkey” at Expedition Everest.
6 cars are on every train; the "engine" can only hold 4 guests
1,800 guests can ride Expedition Everest each hour
3 minutes is the total ride time
1 mile of track is used on Expedition Everest
6.4 acres of land were used for Expedition Everest
3 years of construction were need to create the largest “mountain” at WDW … Expedition Everest
80 foot drop is at Expedition Everest, hang on tight
1,800 tons of steel was used to create Expedition Everest mountain structure. That is 6 times the amount used to create an office building of the same size.
5,000 tons of steel were used to create the structure and track of Expedition Everest
18.7 million pounds of concrete were used to create Expedition Everest
2,000 gallons of stain and paint were used create Expedition Everest
218,000 square feet of rock were used in the creation of Expedition Everest
260,000 pounds of force are built into the Yeti, more then a 747 airplane
8,000 authentic props are in the queue of Expedition Everest
1 acre and then some of concrete 23 feet thick was used to create Expedition Everest Mountain.
5 acres of themed rock was carved to make Expedition Everest Mountain come to life.
900 Bamboo plants were used to create the lowlands near Mount Everest
10 species of trees were used to create the lowlands near Mount Everest
110 species of scrubs were used to create the lowlands near Mount Everest
2,000 props in the queue at Expedition Everest are all hand crafted from wood, stone, and metal to give it an eastern flair
200 feet tall is Expedition Everest, it is the tallest "mountain" in Florida and one of 18 mountains created by Disney Imagineers.
$100 million is the construction cost of Expedition Everest.
120 feet high, include an 80-foot drop, which is the new Mountain they call Expedition Everest.
50 mph is how fast you will travel on Expedition Everest
3,000 pre-fabricated "chips" created from 25,000 individually computer-molded pieces of steel were used to craft the “Everest Mountain”
2,000 gallons of stain and paint were used on the rock work and throughout the village. The color scheme has ritual meaning to the Himalayan culture.
2,000 handcrafted items from Asia are evident in the props, cabinetry and architectural ornamentation of Expatiation Everest.
320 feet above sea level would make Everest the fourth highest point in Florida if it were a real mountain.
19 different functions are built into the Yeti
5 feet is how far the Yeti can move in and out on the boom that is attached to his back
18 inches is how much the Yeti can move up and down on his boom
20 seconds is the total time needed to recharge the Yeti hydraulic system
6,000 pounds of fur were used to make the Yeti outer fur
1,000 square feet of fur makes up the outer skin of the Yeti
1,000 snaps are used to keep the Yeti fur on him
250 zippers are also used to keep the yeti fur on him
24 models were create of Expedition Everest before the final design was approved
6 inches is all that separates the track from the structure of Expedition Everest
3,397 prefabricated rock work chips make of the “skin” of Expedition Everest
27,000 individual computer bent pieces of rebar were used to construct Expedition Everest
32,000 bags of concrete were used to create the rock work at Expedition Everest